Spiritual, Moral, Social & Cultural Development

Being reflective about beliefs, values and more profound aspects of human experience, using their imagination, creativity and developing curiosity in their learning.  As a result all pupils have a strong respect for each other’s beliefs and needs which are expressed creatively throughout the school.
  • Values education
  • Collective worship assemblies which allow time for reflection
  • Festival assemblies
  • Visiting a place of worship
  • Focused weeks and events eg. Black History Week, Refugee Week etc
  • PSHE – we use the ‘jigsaw’ program
Developing and applying an understanding of right and wrong in their school life and life outside school, so that pupils are able to distinguish between right and wrong and are informed so that they make the right choices in a variety of settings.
  • Behaviour management system
  • Anti-bullying week
  • British Values Day
  • Work with the Safer Neighbourhood Team
  • Focused weeks and events eg. Black History Week, Refugee Week etc
  • Fire Safety Workshops Y6
  • School Council
  • TfL safe travel workshops for Y6
  • Fire Safety workshops for Y2 and Y5
  • Place2Be
Taking part in a range of activities requiring social skills. The impact is that pupils are confident, have well developed social skills, they work co-operatively together and contribute to the needs of others.
  • Cross curriculum competition
  • Kagan Teaching and Learning
  • Building links with international and national schools
Developing awareness of and respect towards diversity, in relation to for example; gender, race, religion and belief, culture, sexual orientation and disability.  Children respect each other, themselves and they know how to be safe.
  • Anti-bullying week
  • Teaching cyber safety and E-safety
  • Brit value day
  • educational visits
  • collective worship
  • Values education
  • 3 Part Message
Gaining a well informed understanding of the options and challenges facing them as they move through the school and on to the next stage of their education and training.  As a result of their good achievement and clear procedures for transition they are well prepared for the next stage in their education.
  • Transition work:  Reception to Year 1
  • Transition work with secondary schools
  • Visits to secondary schools
  • Visiting teachers from secondary schools
  • Work Week
  • Guest speakers in assemblies
Developing an appreciation of theatre, music art and literature.  The impact is that the school’s values are reinforced through art work, posters and high quality cross curricular displays and pupils have a greater understanding of cultural and spiritual elements of their education.
  • Music Lessons – steel pan, ukulele, glockenspiel
  • Visit to Stratford Theatre
  • Visits to museums
  • Art exhibitions
  • Art lessons by specialist
  • Christmas production
  • School celebrations
Developing the skills and attitudes to enable them to participate fully and positively in democratic, modern Britain.  As a result there are high quality relationships evident across the school including fairness, each other’s welfare, respect for each other including minorities, conflicts and resolution.
  • School Council elections, Prefects
  • Fundraising activities for charities
  • Collective worship and visiting places of worship
  • Focused weeks and events eg. Black History Week, Refugee Week etc
  • Jubilee celebrations
  • British Values Day
Responding positively to a range of artistic, sporting and other cultural opportunities.
  • School Sports Partnership with Cumberland
  • Sports day supported secondary school partnership
  • Inter and intra sports competitions
  • School art exhibitions
  • Art specialist
  • PE specialist
  • Paralympics visit for SEN pupils
Understanding and appreciating the range of different cultures within school and further afield as an essential element of their preparation for life.  Children have a well developed understanding of global awareness through the curriculum, enrichment opportunities and cultures in the school.
  • Visits to places of worship
  • Assemblies themes linked to British values and cultural celebrations
  • Focused weeks and events eg. Black History Week, Refugee Week etc
  • Visitors
  • Inclusive curriculum coverage
  • Visits from faith leaders